Alex Copler

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Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

Love

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

What Your Myers-Briggs Type Says About Your Sex Life

If you've never taken the Myers-Briggs test to determine your personality type, I highly suggest you do. I just took mine and learned I'm an …

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about until now

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut dispensing and gathering a myriad of information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the …

Amazon Echo

Scientific benefits of love: The positive effects of being in a happy relationship

They're pretty undeniable...<p><i>'All you need is love'</i> may be more true than we ever imagined because the benefits of being in a happy relationship …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

It's still shockingly cheap to protect against big stock market losses — here's how to do it

The stock market's two-day selloff was scary, but apparently not worrisome enough to force traders to pay up for hedges.<p>So says data compiled by Goldman Sachs, which shows that while the Cboe Volatility Index— or VIX — spiked to a five-month high amid growing worry, it's still on the low extreme …

Stock Markets

How Meditation Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Mindfulness and meditation are, as they say, "trending" these days, but with pretty good reason. You've probably heard a friend talking about the …

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip their clothes off, order in a vat of whipped cream and install a chandelier to swing from?<p>No? Well there’s your problem – according, at least, to Michele Weiner-Davis, …

Relationships

How to Choose Living Room Paint Colors

Painter’s regret. It’s like buyer’s remorse, but for your living room walls. When you pick a color you don’t really love, you either have to go …

5 Psychological Benefits of Putting the Needs of Others Before Your Own | Inc.com

You can't buy happiness. Objects--like all of the things you've purchased this weekend--won't make you a happier person. And even the success and wealth you desire won't make you happier than you are right now.<p>Psychologists researching happiness have repeatedly found that these things don't buy …

Happiness

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

10 Delicious Recipes Starring Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken and mushrooms have been saving dinner for years now. There are so many recipes out there that include this famous kitchen duo, and most of …

Cooking

Teens are becoming adults later than they used to

3fdf7f9c-75c8-4a5d-8f79-4b465f4f6031<p>Teens are becoming adults later than they used …

Health Care

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Want to Be Happier and Less Stressed? Here Are 6 Strategies to Taking on Any Challenge | Inc.com

No matter who you are or what you've accomplished, life is full of experiences that can pull you underwater so deeply that it feels as if you will never re-surface.<p>Zen priest and Harvard educator Robert Waldinger leads The Harvard Study of Adult Development, which has tracked 724 men for 75 years …

Mindfulness

12 day trips that are less than an hour’s train journey from London

Do you need more time?<p>London has a habit of making everyone feel rushed. Whether it’s commuting from Tooting to White City or travelling from your …

A Year Later, You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Although Microsoft concluded its free Windows 10 upgrade program on July 29, 2016, the company has yet to close some of the loopholes that it …

Windows 10

Science Says Being Grateful is Good for You

It's an evolutionarily derived joy.<p>With Thanksgiving left in the dust of November, we’re hurtling now down the holiday luge towards New Year’s, which …

10 low cost and beautiful prefab homes

If you're a faithful homify reader, you should have at least a little bit of knowledge when it comes to prefab homes. But, if you're still not quite …

9 Ways Your Body Language Can Help You Land a Job

Eye contact is key.<p>An interview is something most of us will do several times throughout our careers. Whether it’s for a promotion within your …

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happy People Make Their Spouses Healthier

People who are happier are usually also healthier—and not just because they’re happy about being healthy. When humans feel good, they’re more likely …

4 Ways To Stay Fit And Happy Over 50

Most people talk about growing older as if it is a bad thing. We stress about deeper wrinkles, grayer (or thinner) hair, and aching joints. We assume that the quality of our lives will dwindle until we are sitting in our rocking chairs reminiscing about "the good ole days." Some of that might …

12 habits of genuine people

There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58 percent of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more …